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FAO scholarship programme
Description of programme and e-mail application procedures for the scholarship programme sponsored by the Hungarian Government
The following Master of Science degree courses are offered in English for the 2013-2014 Academic Year:
- Plant protection
- Rural development and agribusiness
- Animal nutrition and feed safety
The following universities are participating:
- Corvinus University of Budapest, Faculty of Horticultural Science
- Kaposvár University, Faculty of Animal Science
- Szent István University, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
- Szent István University, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
- University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty
Courses will be launched only in case of eligible number of successful applications.
The scholarship will cover:
- application and tuition fees throughout the study period;
- basic books and notes;
- dormitory accommodation;
- subsistence costs.
All of the above mentioned costs are financed by the Hungarian Government, according to the Agreement between FAO and Hungary in 2007.
Scholarship students are entitled to the same health care coverage offered to Hungarian students during the course of the scholarship. The scholarship covers student costs only; relatives of the candidate are not supported within the frame of this programme.
List of Beneficiary countries
Nationals of the following countries are eligible to apply to the Scholarship Programme: Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burkina Faso, Chad, Ethiopia, Gambia, Yemen, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Macedonia, Mali, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nigeria, North-Korea, the Philippines, Serbia, Somalia, South-Sudan, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vietnam.
Applications by interested candidates should be E-MAILED to FAO by 28 February 2013
Visegrad Scholarship Program (VSP)
The International Visegrad Fund offers Master’s and Post-Master’s scholarships awarded to selected scholars for periods of 1 or 2 semesters (with the exception of Master’s scholarships within the In-Coming scheme where 1– to 4-semester scholarships can be awarded). Given the annual budget of €1,448,000, the Fund will award about 400 semesters in total in the academic year 2012/2013 (more information).
The In-Coming Scholarships scheme is suitable for scholars who wish to study at accredited public or private universities or institutes of the respective national academies of sciences in the Visegrad Group (V4) countries (i.e., the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland or Slovakia). Citizens of the following countries and territories are eligible to apply (please note that the highlighted countries fall within a subprogram title Scholarships for the Eastern Partnership—the rules are identical):
- Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Georgia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine
Successful applicants within this scheme will receive scholarships of €2,300/semester and the corresponding host universities/institutes receive €1,500/semester/scholar. Scholars who will have to travel to the host institution more than 1,500 km are also eligible for one-time Travel Grant.
Deadline for all scholarship applications is January 31 each year. Results are announced by mid-May.
Hungarian State Scholarships
Through the Hungarian Scholarship Board Office, the Hungarian Minister of Education and Culture offers scholarships for foreign students and professors of higher education institutions as well as research fellows who intend to gain further professional experience in Hungarian institutions of higher education or research.
For more information, please visit: http://www.scholarship.hu
Stiftung Aktion Österreich-Ungarn
Citizens of Austria can also apply for Hungarian scholarships through the Stiftung Aktion Österreich-Ungarn (www.omaa.hu).
Last modified: 2013.01.07.